Dr Gillian Blue
|Institute:||University of Sydney|
The role of genetic burden in congenital heart disease and translation into patient care
In Australia over 2,000 babies are born with congenital heart disease (CHD) each year.
With the majority surviving cardiac surgery, the adult CHD population now outnumbers the paediatric population, presenting a growing population health concern with significant implications for the health care system.
Importantly, as this growing patient population approaches reproductive age, the…